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inFocus online: interview with visiting professor Giorgio Resta

Giorgio Resta, professor of comparative law and visiting professor at the Faculty of Law, sits down with inFocus reporter Victoria Leenders-Cheng to talk about cultural nuance, harmonizing legal systems and the tension between mass media and judicial process.

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Published on : 20 Oct 2010

Sylvia Ospina, LLM'88, awarded IISL'S Distinguished Service Award

Dr. Sylvia Ospina, LLM'88, (Colombia, United States) was awarded the Distinguished Service Award. She is a graduate of McGill's Institute of Air & Space Law.

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Published on : 20 Oct 2010

DCL candidate Carlos Ivàn Fuentes wins International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea moot competition

Carlos Ivàn Fuentes, a doctoral student at McGill’s Faculty of Law, won both the top Prize and the Best Speaker Award at the Mooting Competition held last August at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, in Hamburg, Germany.

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Published on : 06 Oct 2010

DCL student Julie McCann awarded Louis-Philippe Pigeon Prize

On September 2010, during the official opening of the Quebec courts, the Jeune Barreau de Québec awarded Louis-Philippe Pigeon Prize to Me Julie McCann for her exceptional contribution to the legal profession.

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Published on : 04 Oct 2010

Roderick Macdonald to receive honorary doctorate from Université de Montréal

Professor Roderick Macdonald will be receiving an honorary doctorate from Université de Montréal during its fall convocation ceremony to be held on October 7, 2010.

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Published on : 30 Sep 2010

Welcome to our newest colleagues in Law!

Several fellows, visiting professors, lecturers and sabbaticants have joined the Faculty of Law for 2010-2011.

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Published on : 29 Sep 2010

Adelle Blackett receives 2010 prestigious Bora Laskin Fellowship

Professor Adelle Blackett, BCL’94, LLB’94, has received the 2010 Bora Laskin National Fellowship in Human Rights to pursue research in contemporary labour law.

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Published on : 17 Aug 2010

Robert Leckey’s book wins Canada Prize

The International Academy of Comparative Law has just announced that Professor Robert Leckey, BCL’02, LLB’02, is the recipient of the 2010 Canada Prize for his book, Contextual Subjects: Family, State and Relational Theory (University of Toronto Press, 2008).

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Published on : 17 Aug 2010

McGill University joins the Scholars at Risk Network

McGill University is now officially a member of the Scholars at Risk Network. Furthermore, Dr. Nandini Ramanujam, Executive Director of the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, has been appointed as McGill’s representative in the SAR Network, and will coordinate the program here.

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Published on : 22 Jul 2010

Great success for first annual Cohen Seminar in International Law

The first Dean Maxwell and Isle Cohen Seminar in International Law was a great success with both students and professors.

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Published on : 02 Jul 2010

Rod Margo named ‘Global Aviation Lawyer of the Year 2010’

IASL Adjunct Professor Rod Margo, DCL’79, has been named ‘Global Aviation Lawyer of the Year 2010’ in the Who’s Who Legal Awards. Margo is a partner in the Los Angeles offices of Condon & Forsyth LLP.

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Published on : 30 Jun 2010

Keynote Speech by Prof. Shauna Van Praagh, Third Annual Graduate Law Students Conference

Professor Shauna Van Praagh addressed the graduate students at a reception during the Third Annual Graduate Law Students Conference, reflecting upon her three-year mandate as Associate Dean of Graduate Studies. This is a transcript.

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Published on : 02 Jun 2010

Sophie Morin, LLM'00, gets 2010 Capitant prize

Sophie Morin, Wainwright Junior Fellow, has received the 2010 Capitant prize her doctoral thesis "Le dommage moral et le préjudice extrapatrimonial."

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Published on : 03 May 2010

Marc-André Gagnon: Rising Star

Post-doc Marc-André Gagnon has been awarded a 2009-2010 Rising Star Award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

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Published on : 22 Apr 2010

Mario Prost, DCL’09, wins 2009 APDQ Prize for best doctoral thesis

Mario Prost, DCL’09, has won the 2009 Prize for best doctoral thesis from the Association des professeurs de droit du Québec (APDQ).

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Published on : 16 Apr 2010